Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iran has unveiled its new combat, reconnaissance robot in the second day of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) massive drill.
The reconnaissance robot is equipped with normal and technical cameras capable of surveying a range of 50 kilometers, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported Feb. 26.
The IRGC Ground Force tested the robots in the drill dubbed "Prophet Mohammad-9" which is underway in Jask region (east of Strait of Hormuz).
The combat robot is also equipped with a 7.62 mm caliber machine gun that is capable of destroying targets within a range of five kilometers.
IRGC also tested some of its new military equipments and weapons including RPH reconnaissance drone equipped with powerful cameras, Jamarat missile with range of 14 kilometers, Ramait roadside mine, Sayyad bounding mine, Asef 23mm gatling gun, Arash shoulder-launched weapon and sniper rifle Siyavash in the ongoing stage of the drill.
Ten divisions from Ground Force of the IRGC are involved in the drill which started on Feb. 25.
Commander of the IRGC Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari and high-ranking military officials attended the drill.
Jafari said on Feb. 25 that the ongoing drill is a "deterrence message to the Islamic Republic's trans-regional enemies."
On the first day of the drill the IRGC Naval Force successfully targeted a US aircraft carrier model.
Edited by CN
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